Tag Archives: Steve Crisafulli

Freelance columnist, Florida professor, other opinion guns for hire with Dark Money

Buckraking on the Food Beat: When Is It a Conflict of Interest? By Stacy Malkan Lipton’s story described how Monsanto, under fire from critics of GMO foods, “retooled their lobbying and public relations strategy to spotlight a rarefied group of … Continue reading

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Petition – Tell Congress: Ban private for-profit prisons

Tell Congress: Ban private for-profit prisons Today, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and poor people and people of color suffer the most at the hands of our out-of-control incarceration industry.2That’s partly because the corporations that … Continue reading

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.@LorettaLynch: Incarcerated innocent fending off rape by cellmate in @FL_Corrections facility

When the incarcerated innocent’s letter was mailed, his younger, physically stronger, convicted-sex-offender cellmate had made two attempts to rape him. There may have been more since the letter was sent … it described the cellmate’s threats of future attempts. This … Continue reading

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Of course @JoeNegronFL isn’t surprised by @FL_Corrections’ dangerous understaffing

Audit details ‘dangerous’ understaffing at Florida prisons “There is nothing surprising or unanticipated,” said Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice. He said he is “satisfied with the legislative response” to Jones’ … Continue reading

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@TheJusticeDept: @FL_Corrections turned a 10-year sentence into a short, secret death sentence

Bills pile up, sky high, send that boy home, to die … Crimes of need are prosecuted zealously, crimes of greed are hardly ever prosecuted at all. It is why Rick Scott is committing additional greed-based crimes as Florida’s governor … Continue reading

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Did @FL_Corrections’ negligence turn a 10-year sentence into a short, secret death sentence?

One way to keep the Florida Department of Corrections mortality stats from revealing all that they should about prison conditions is to quietly facilitate an early release when inappropriate medical care puts an inmate in danger of imminent death. That … Continue reading

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@FLGovScott, @AGPamBondi make Floridians pick up tabs for their lawbreaking

Florida Gov. Rick Scott agrees to pay $700,000 to end public records lawsuit | Miami Herald By Mary Ellen Klas Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott has agreed to spend $700,000 in taxpayer money to settle seven public … Continue reading

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